Beyond Doubt: The Secularization of Society
Demonstrates definitively that the secularization thesis is correct, and religion is losing its grip on societies worldwide In the decades since its introduction, secularization theory has been subjected to doubt and criticism from a number of leading scholars, who have variously claimed that it is wrong, flawed, or incomplete. In Beyond Doubt, Isabella Kasselstrand, Phil […]
Outcast Women: Gender and Authenticity in Ex-Mormon Women’s Disaffiliation Narratives
Citation:Gull, Bethany, Jesse Smith, and Ryan Cragun. 2023. “Outcast Women: Gender and Authenticity in Ex-Mormon Women’s Disaffiliation Narratives.” Nova Religio 26(3):7–29. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2023.26.3.7. This article is available for download here.
Does Interfaith Programming on College Campuses Influence Attitudes Toward Religious Minorities?: A Case Study
Citation:Cragun, Ryan T. 2022. “Does Interfaith Programming on College Campuses Influence Attitudes Toward Religious Minorities?: A Case Study.” Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 32:238–61. This article can be downloaded here. (Image created by Easy Diffusion v2.5.48.)
Religiosity and Happiness: Much Ado About Nothing
Citation:Cragun, Ryan T., and David Speed. 2022. “Religious and Non-Religious Perspectives on Happiness and Wellbeing.” Pp. 167–91 in Religious and Secular Perspectives on Happiness and Wellbeing, Routledge Studies in Religion, edited by S. Sugirtharajah. London: Routledge. This book chapter can be downloaded here. (Image generated using Easy Diffusion v2.5.48)
Secularity and Nonreligion
Citation: Smith, Jesse M., and Ryan T. Cragun. 2021. “Secularity and Nonreligion.” in Bloomsbury Religion in North America, edited by J. M. Smith and R. T. Cragun. London: Bloomsbury Academic. This chapter can be downloaded here.
InCREDulity in Artificial Societies
Citation:Puga-Gonzalez, Ivan, Wesley J. Wildman, Kevin McCaffree, Ryan T. Cragun, and F. LeRon Shults. 2021. “InCREDulity in Artificial Societies.” Pp. 81–94 in Advances in Social Simulation: Proceedings of the 15th Social Simulation Conference: 23-27 September 2019, Springer Proceedings in Complexity, edited by P. Ahrweiler and M. Neumann. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature Switzerland AG. This book […]
Nothing Is Not Something: On Replacing Nonreligion with Identities
Citation: Cragun, Ryan T., and Kevin J. McCaffree. 2021. “Nothing Is Not Something: On Replacing Nonreligion with Identities.” Secular Studies 3(1):7–26. doi: 10.1163/25892525-bja10017. This article can be downloaded here.
Religious Exiting and Social Networks: Computer Simulations of Religious/Secular Pluralism
Citation: Cragun, Ryan, Kevin McCaffree, Ivan Puga-Gonzalez, Wesley Wildman, and F. LeRon Shults. 2021. “Religious Exiting and Social Networks: Computer Simulations of Religious/Secular Pluralism.” Secularism and Nonreligion 10(1):2. doi: 10.5334/snr.129. This article can be downloaded here.